Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas Confers with south Pacific area officers, possibly on board USS Argonne (AG-31) at Noumea, New Caledonia, on 28 September 1942. Those present are, from left to right: Major General Richard K. Sutherland, U.S. Army, Chief of Staff to General MacArthur; Admiral Nimitz; Vice Admiral Robert L. Ghormley, Commander South Pacific Force; and Major General Millard F. Harmon, USAAF, Commanding General U.S. Army Forces South Pacific Area. Collection of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.